ELISHEBA ISRAEL (Owner/Artist)
Elisheba Israel Mrozik has always loved art. She graduated from Memphis College of Art in 2006 with a BFA in Computer Arts. After moving to Nashville, TN in 2007, she began to work full time as a freelance artist in graphic design, anime, and fine art.
Elisheba was a part of Nashville Black Artists Renaissance, and has shown at Columbia State, The Ha Factory, Boheme Collectif, Corvidae Gallery, and other local venues. She has done live murals at events with the Goo Goo Dolls in Buffalo, NY. She was a New York Comic Con artist in 2010 and has also been in various music videos and commercials like Motley Crue, Budweiser, Yelawolf. Late 2010, She became interested in tattooing after viewing work by some world renowned artists.
In 2011, Elisheba started tattooing and opened One Drop Ink Tattoo Parlour and Gallery in Nashville, TN on Jefferson. She recently moved the shop to its current location across from Tennessee State University and it serves as her current fine art and tattoo studio.
Elisheba is now an Award Wining Tattoo Artist in many categories. She won Indieville TV’s 2015 Nashville Tattoo Artist of the Year and was an artist on the international TV show Inkmaster. She is about to release her first coloring book titled Notable Nashville about historic marginalized people of Nashville. She is working on her second book- a collection of her drawings. She prides herself on being a hard working mother and artist everyday.
Favorite things to tattoo- Ethnic pinups, ink splatter/ watercolor, unique weird imagery, black and grey portraits, neo-traditional, illustrative realism.